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Program Manager, Business Support (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Fixed Term - Until June 2022

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/060163B

Reference: VG/060163B

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Program Manager, Business Support

  • $102,637 - $124,183 (plus superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – until 30 June 2022
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

The position of Program Manager, Business Support forms a part of the Small Business Victoria Branch within the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement Group

Small Business Victoria supports the Minister for Small Business with well researched, relevant and timely information and advice to underpin key government decision making. The branch delivers policies and services that lead to profitable, growing and exporting small businesses able to create new jobs, including self-employment. Demand for Small Business Victoria services comes from small business (generally 1- 20 staff), Victorians facing barriers or disadvantage and business stakeholders needing a fair operating environment, management capabilities and access to accurate, contemporary digital information.

The Small Business Victoria Delivery Network team designs and implements a wide range of small business capability building initiatives. It leads the delivery of face-to-face and digital small business support services informed by analysis and understanding of small business needs.

Working in the Delivery Network team, the Program Manager, Business Support is responsible for managing the efficient and effective delivery of the Victorian Government's small business information support and services. The position works closely with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and delivery partners. High level conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to apply complex concepts to project management and service provision are essential.

The successful applicant will have excellent program delivery, communication, and problem-solving skills. You will also be comfortable managing competing demands and complex relationships in a high-performing, fast-paced environment.

The key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Manage a small team (which may include external contractors) as well as the ability to work independently to develop and deliver projects, initiatives, and services and ensure they meet client needs and promote the Government's economic objectives ensuring that specified timelines and standards are met.
  • Collaborate across Branch teams, sectors, portfolios, government and other stakeholders to  strategically connect projects and initiatives that support Victorian economic development.
  • Engage and manage commercial stakeholders and business associations, professional service providers, contracts and other business relationships to deliver services and event-based projects through the project management lifecycle including tendering, contract management, risk and issue management, managing delivery, performance and financial milestones, budget, reporting and evaluation.
  • Manage the development, delivery and review of content for small business services and projects and regularly assessed to address emerging issues in the small business sector.
  • Prepare and provide strategic advice and highly complex reports, submissions, briefing papers, correspondence to senior management and Ministers on various matters including sensitive issues.

For a confidential discussion, please call Malisa Vergos, Manager, Delivery Network on 0436 620 954.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 22 September 2022.

Program Manager, Business Support (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed Term - Until June 2022

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Malisa Vergos, Manager, Delivery Network | 0436 620 954

Job attachments:

Program Manager, Business Support (VPSG5)